Meaning of “lacerate” - Learner’s Dictionary

lacerate

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈlæsəreɪt/ formal

to make deep cuts in someone's skin:

a lacerated arm
laceration noun [ C ] us uk /ˌlæsərˈeɪʃən/ formal

a cut

(Definition of “lacerate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)